The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lafayette submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the office spaces in the Lafayette are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,560 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2001 and are Class B.